Paramedic (Day Class), Block 1 of 4, Davidson Co. Community College


PARAMEDIC (Day Class) - JANUARY 8, 2018 - MAY 7, 2018

Block 1 of 4

This course, the first of four blocks, is designed to educate students who have completed an EMT-Basic program to the paramedic level of care provision. Invasive skills and comprehensive assessments are taught to enable the student to provide advanced life support to the ill or injured patient. Students meet on campus Monday - Thursday from 9-11:40 a.m. and do some course work online.

Special admissions procedures are required for this course:

  1. proof of HS/GED completion
  2. proof of EMT Basic certification
  3. placement scores indicating college-level academic readiness in reading, writing and math skills or exemption based on documented college level English and math courses. SEE DIANE HEDGECOCK IN THE PUBLIC SAFETY BUILDING, OFFICE 112 FOR A TESTING PERMISSION FORM.

For more information contact: Diane Hedgecock,, 336-224-4791 OR John Freudenberg, 336-224-4788,

Program Interest Form

Students in face-to-face and hybrid courses must be in attendance and recorded as present at least one time on or before the census date of 1/17/2018. 



Required Text:

Students must purchase one of the following text options prior to the first day of the course

Nancy Caroline's Emergency Care in the Streets Includes Navigate 2 Premier Access, Eighth Edition (includes a hard book)


Navigate 2 Premier Access of Nancy Caroline's Emergency Care in the Streets, Enhanced, Eighth Edition (does not include a hard book)

Students must  purchase the online testing program EMS TESTING , purchasing information will be given in class. 

Students must submit a background check and a drug screen prior to starting clincal rotations. Information about the backgraound and drug screen will be given during the clinical orientation that will be held during class.   

Opportunity Date: 
Tuesday, December 12, 2017 - 11:45 to Monday, January 8, 2018 - 23:45
Statewide (No County)
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